4 Pairs of Running Shorts You’ll Want to Wear Everywhere

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This probably comes as a surprise to no one, but I'm in workout clothes a lot. I spend most of the work week and weekend in workout clothes, and, really, if I can get away with going to dinner in them, too, I usually do. Over the years workout clothes have gone from basic to really, really cute and …
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3 Tricks to Make Your New Running Shoes ‘Just Right’

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Shopping for running shoes can make you feel like a modern-day Goldilocks. Some shoes are too tight, while others are too loose. Some have too much cushioning, some have arches that don’t align with yours, and others just feel ... weird. It’s okay if you don’t have the words to describe why a …
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How A Beginners DVD Brought Me Out Of A Workout Slump

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My last vacation was an unmitigated success. I came back completely refreshed in mind, body and spirit. Unfortunately my enthusiasm for exercise had also taken a holiday and had yet to return. My beloved yoga didn’t appeal to this newly relaxed persona --- thank you Italian wine and lifestyle. …
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Strength Training for Runners: We’ve Got the Book for You

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So back in January, I was running regularly and planning to hit up a half-marathon in April. I'd downloaded training plans and was comfortably running 3 to 4 miles. I was sure that within a few months I could build up to 13-plus, no problem. I'd been injury-free and was feeling great about running. …
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Brooks Running Ghost 7: Lighter and More ‘Ghost-Like’ Than Ever Before

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After three years of being a Brooks Running blog ambassador (disclosure --- however this post is straight-up-now-tell-ya my opinion), I kind of feel like a Brooks expert. I mean, clearly I'm not really an expert (it's not like I actually make running shoes for a living!), but over the years during …
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